Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

August 19, 2007 21:35 ET

Media Advisory/AAFC: MP Gary Schellenberger to Announce Funding to Combat Disease in the Hog Sector

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2007) - Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board, will be in Sebringville, Ontario, on August 20, to announce funding to combat disease in the hog sector. This event is organized in conjunction with an announcement by the Secretary of State for Agriculture, Christian Paradis, in Quebec.

Following the announcement, Mr. Schellenberger will be available to speak to the media.



EVENT: Announcement and media availability

DATE: Monday, August 20

TIME: 2:00 p.m

LOCATION: Anwender Farm
4053 line 39
Sebringville (near Stratford), Ontario

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    AAFC Ontario
    Margaret Boyd
    Senior Regional Communications Advisor
    Office: 519-837-5842
    Cell: 519-831-3550